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Eric Heiden Speaker Profile

Five-Time Olympic Speedskating Gold Medalist

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Figure Skaters, Olympic Athletes
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Corporate Appearances, Speaking Engagements, Autograph Signings, Endorsements, Meet & Greets and Keynote Speeches
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$10,000-$20,000
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Eric Heiden Biography

Eric Heiden was born June 14, 1958 in Madison, Wisconsin andis a former long track speed skater and road cyclist who won all the men'sspeed skating races, and thus an unprecedented five individual gold medals, andset four Olympic records and one world record at the 1980 Winter Olympic Gamesin Lake Placid, New York, United States. He was the most successful athlete atthe same Games, and is indeed, the most successful Winter Olympian from asingle edition of Winter Olympics. He also delivered the Athlete's Oath atthose same games.

Heiden is an icon in the speed skating community and, in particular,in Europe where the sport is highly regarded. His victories are significant asfew speed skaters (and athletes in general) have won competitions in bothsprint and long-distance events. Heiden is the only athlete in the history ofspeed skating to have won all five events in a single Olympic tournament andthe only one to have won a gold medal in all events. He is considered by someto be the best overall speedskater (short and long distances) in the sport'shistory. Heiden ranked No. 46 in ESPN's SportsCentury 50 Greatest Athletes ofthe 20th Century in 1999, the only speed skater to make the list; in 2000, aDutch newspaper called him the greatest skater ever.


Eric Heiden Hiring and Booking Information

Figure skating has become the premier world class sport that where individuals, pairs, or groups perform spins, jumps, footwork and other intricate and challenging moves on ice skates. The booking agents at AthletePromotions can easily assist with Eric Heiden speaking engagements or appearances from some of the best in the figure skating world. We have years of experience in booking skater for VIP Meet & Greets, keynote speeches and autograph signings. Hiring a figure skater like Eric Heiden is not a hard process. Our agents can provide availability, fees and all costs associated in bringing out a successful ice skater to your next big event. We can easily find Eric Heiden’s agent to make your next event the best it can be.  A Eric Heiden appearance will be sure to add excitement to your upcoming event. Most likely, figure skating fans and corporations can find Eric Heiden's official website, charity involvement, Twitter account, representation, publicist and management info at www.Eric Heiden.com.

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